Wow Animation

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What Is Wow Animation?

Wow Animation is our new creative program for children and their families.After school and during school breaks, our students will be able to learn different animation techniques, write scripts, create puppets, shoot and edit their own animated videos.It is a program that teaches technology, arts and crafts, storytelling, critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration in a friendly and fun environment.Our goal is to provide affordable and quality learning opportunities to everyone who is interested in the art of animated movie-making.We are fortunate to have professional instructors, equipment and software to provide the best possible learning experience.

Masha Kakhova, a former animator and creative director, is the program coordinator of Wow Animation. “We are planning classes on cutout puppet animation, claymation, brick filming and pixilation,” Kakhova said. “Our goal is to provide quality learning opportunities to everyone who is interested in the art of animated filmmaking.

Animation Techniques We Will Learn

Claymation- animation with clay puppets.

Brickfilming- animation with Lego and Playmobil toys.

Cutout Animation- animation with paper puppets.

Pixalation- animation with objects.

Program Types

Morning workshops for preschoolers

Morning classes for homeschoolers

6-8 weeks afterschool programs

Workshops for children with parents

Summer camps

“WOW Animakers Club” and more…

Animated videos made by our students

To see all our movies visit WOW ANIMATION CHANNEL HERE!

Ways to help

We are working hard to make this program affordable for everybody.

 

We are looking for volunteers and donations. Please, feel free to contact us if you are willing to help.

 

List of the items we need:

New or slightly used Ipad

Lego toys (preferably sets)

Playmobil toys (preferably sets)

Modeling clay (Van Aken Plastalina or other oil based clay)

Aluminum wire (1-5 mm)

Current Classes Available

CLASS TYPE: Cutout Puppets Animation

April 21st – June 6th, 2014

Tuesdays: 5:30-6:45

Recommended Ages: 6-8 years

$80 per student (materials and equipment included)

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CLASS TYPE: Cutout Puppets Animation

April 21st – June 6th, 2014

Thursdays: 5:30-6:45

Recommended Ages: 9-13 years

$80 per student (materials and equipment included)

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Mondays: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Open animation station hours.

ONE HOUR SLOTS: $15 per hour

(Open animation hours are suggested for preschoolers and homeschoolers. Reservations to be made by the previous Friday.)

Summer Camp Schedule

 

CLASS TYPE: Claymation

(children will build puppets from clay, draw scenes and create a short animated video)

July 7 – July 11, 2014 (Mo-Fr)

2 – 5 pm

Recommended Ages: 6-9 years

$135 per student (materials and equipment included)

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CLASS TYPE: Claymation

(children will build puppets from clay, draw scenes and create a short animated video)

July 14 – July 18, 2014 (Mo-Fr)

2 – 5 pm

Recommended Ages: 8-14 years

$135 per student (materials and equipment included)

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CLASS TYPE: Brickfilming

(children will create a short animated video from Lego or Playmobil toys)

August 4 – August 8, 2014 (Mo-Fr)

2 – 5 pm

Recommended Ages: 6-9 years

$135 per student (materials and equipment included)

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CLASS TYPE: Brickfilming

(children will create a short animated video from Lego or Playmobil toys)

August 11 – August 15, 2014 (Mo-Fr)

2 – 5 pm

Recommended Ages: 8-14 years

$135 per student (materials and equipment included)

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CLASS TYPE: Pixilation

(children will build create a short animated video from objects and recycled materials)

August 18 – August 22, 2014 (Mo-Fr)

2 – 5 pm

Recommended Ages: 9+

$135 per student (materials and equipment included)

REGISTRATION FORM

To sign up please call or email at:

Tel: (906) 226 3911 ext. 104

Email:  animationwow@gmail.com


SEE WOW ANIMATION VIDEOS HERE!